Pouakai Tarn Hike in Taranaki: Guest Post by The Travel Natural

Emma from The Travel Natural responded to my plea for help when wanting to organise a collaboration on best North Island New Zealand hikes as a follow up to my Best South Island Hikes collaboration. She was the only one who stepped up to the plate with her post on Pouakai Tarn Hike. I couldn’t … Read morePouakai Tarn Hike in Taranaki: Guest Post by The Travel Natural

Ruakuri Bushwalk – Spotting the glowworms in their natural environment

We stood in silence as dusk descended, anticipating the natural show that was about to take form. The small hands of children clutched safely in palms of their grown-ups. Eyes rounded in wonder. Ruakuri Bushwalk is a specular feast of glowworms dotted through the bush, clinging to cliff tops, rocks on the side of the … Read moreRuakuri Bushwalk – Spotting the glowworms in their natural environment

Dartmouth Castle – experience 600 years of military history

Dartmouth Castle is often hailed as one of the most beautifully located fortresses. It isn’t hard to see why the castle holds this honour. With stunning views out to sea, across the river mouth to the tree-laden hills and back down the river towards the picturesque town with stone buildings nestled in every nook and cranny … Read moreDartmouth Castle – experience 600 years of military history